Removal of Arsenic Contamination from Water Using Magnetite Nanoparticles

Introduction: Water contamination is a global problem that can result in illness and death. Consumption of contaminated drinking water is particularly problematic in third world countries where inadequate purification processes, coupled with rapidly increasing population growth and industrialization pose serious health risks. One of the most common and deadly contaminants found in water is arsenic (As). Arsenic, a heavy metal, is a key toxic contaminant in the drinking water supply of third world countries, often […]